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What can you do with a Masters degree in Education Studies?

Careers and employability

Education Studies at Warwick helps you to develop a wide range of skills that are invaluable for many socially oriented professions. The course prepares you for a variety of careers that involves working closely with children and young people, and careers where you will work to help shape policies and influence laws and legislation concerning positive educational outcomes.

Our graduates work in a range of industries from education to social services and theatre management to health care and policy making.

The 2018/19 Graduate Outcomes Survey has found that 96% of our Postgraduate Taught graduates were in graduate level work after completing their studies.

(Derived from the Graduate Outcomes survey of 2018/19 graduates, carried out approximately 15 months after completion. Contains HESA data: Copyright Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited 2020. HESA cannot accept responsibility for any inferences or conclusions derived by third parties from its data.)

Your career

Graduates from these courses have gone on to work in a wide range of sectors, including careers in:

  • Teaching at all levels, both in the UK and internationally
  • Educational settings with a global focus
  • Educational Leadership roles
  • Arts and Heritage work
  • Community-based, NHS, Charity and NGO work
  • Government educational provision
  • Counselling, Learning Support, Family Liaison and Social Work
  • Training and Development roles
  • Social Research
  • Doctoral study

Supporting your career

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant to support you. They offer impartial advice and guidance, together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Meet Your Alumni: real-life career stories from the Department of Education Studies Alumni
  • Careers in Education
  • Careers with children and young people
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Department of Education Studies Careers Workshops

Find out more about careers support at Warwick